Trump's RNC Speech Plagiarized Hitler? No, it was satire.

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CLAIM: Donald Trump plagiarized his speech at the Republican National Convention from Adolf Hitler's inaugural address in 1933.

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ORIGIN: On 22 July 2016, playing on rumors that Melania Trump had copied portions of her address at the Republican National Convention from one given eight years earlier by Michelle Obama, The Plantainpublished an article reporting that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had plagiarized his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention from Adolf Hitler's 1933 inaugural address as Chancellor of Germany:

Melania Trump isn't the only one in her family accused of pilfering parts of their convention speech from a greater orator. Shortly after concluding his remarks, Republican nominee Donald Trump came under fire (not literally) for stealing large portions of his RNC convention speech from Adolf Hitler's 1933 inaugural address.


The Plantain stated that the similarities between the two speeches had first pointed out on Facebook by a Dr. Lazer Wolschiosky, a professor of modern Jewish History who was preparing his syllabus while watching Trump's speech. However, there is no record of Dr. Lazer on Facebook...




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